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Hong Kong: Internships to Ease Strain on Hong Kong's Accident and Emergency Departments


Public hospital emergency departments are trying to attract more new graduates to combat a shortage of doctors. The shortage, compounded by an increase in both the number of patients treated and procedures offered, has left the city's 15 major accident and emergency departments struggling to meet their targets for urgent care. In response, the Hospital Authority asked the city's two medical schools to consider including accident and emergency training in the graduate internship year.
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Hong Kong: Kowloon and New Territories Hospitals Miss Emergency Targets


The accident and emergency departments of all public hospital groups in Kowloon and the New Territories last year failed to meet their pledge of seeing 90 per cent of urgent cases within half an hour. The problem was particularly acute in the Kowloon Central, Kowloon East and New Territories West groupings, where the percentages plunged to 71, 79 and 80 per cent, respectively. Dr Simon Tang Your-hang, chairman of the Hospital Authority's accident and emergency central co-ordinating committee, said that each hospital faced different problems.
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Hong Kong: Healthy Boost for 66,000 at Training Center


More than 66,000 health-care and medical students will benefit from the Innovative Learning Centre established at the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine. Academy president Donald Li Kwok-tung said the high-end facilities in the center can serve different purposes during training and will benefit not only the academy but also Hospital Authority doctors and rescue teams from the Fire Service Department. Kwong Wah Hospital's chief of service and accident and emergency consultant Tung Wai-kit said the models used in the training will enable students to learn surgery procedures before performing them on patients."The models and equipment weigh the sa
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Hong Kong: Chronic Staff Shortages Plague Rural Hospitals


The mainland's rural hospitals, facing a chronic shortage of medical staff, are struggling to treat a soaring number of patients, a national survey has found. The findings raise concern that, as many rural doctors and nurses are lured to the cities with better-paid jobs, there will be little chance of meeting a national target to have 90 per cent of rural patients treated locally by next year.    
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Hong Kong: China to Simulate Nuclear Crisis for National Emergency Drill Next Year


A national nuclear disaster drill will be staged next year in Guangdong, home to some of the largest and oldest commercial reactors in China, Xinhua reports. The 2015 Shendun (or “Heavenly Shield”) will be the first such drill since 2009. Yao Bin, deputy director with the National Nuclear Emergency Response Office in Beijing, told the state news agency that the drill would be larger in scale and more sophisticated than other drills held in recent years. Yao said the exercises would involve the central government, provincial authorities and nuclear power plant operators' participation.
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